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Bathroom Lighting

Keeping seniors safe at home has become a top priority for millions of Americans and their elderly loved ones.  According to a recent survey by the American Association of Retired People (AARP), most seniors want to remain in their own homes as long as possible as they grow older.  But this...

Bathroom Floors

Millions of people every year are injured from falls at home that could have been prevented.  Nearly six thousand are killed.  That makes falls at home the leading cause of home injury and injury-related death in the U.S.  That’s pretty scary.  What's even scarier is that only a quarter of...

Kitchen Remodeling

If you hope to be in your home for many years to come, tap into universal design principles in your kitchen upgrades. Subtle but smart adjustments keep a space accessible for a range of ages and abilities, which is especially important as today’s homeowners plan to age in place. Semi-open...

Bathroom Cabinets

Improving your bathroom's safety goes beyond purely cosmetic changes to see you through a parade of trends and extend the number of years you spend in your home. That's not an uncommon desire, as AARP has found that nearly ninety percent of adults 50 and over want to stay in their current home...

Exterior Remodeling

According to the National Aging in Place Council, an overwhelming majority of Americans want to age in place, the term used to describe homeowners who want to remain in their current homes for as long as possible. In fact, by 2030, Americans 65 and older will make up 20 percent of the...

Electric Lighting

Lutron’s Skylark Contour C•L Dimmer provides dependable control and performance for today’s efficient light sources. Compared to standard dimmers, the Skylark Contour C•L improves the performance of dimmable CFLs and LEDs by keeping lights on as they are dimmed, making sure lights turn on at...